Lexington Horse Farms For Sale
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Lexington Equestrian Market
Lexington horse farms are a popular choice in the area. It’s some of the most beautiful land in the country! This is the ‘Horse Capital of the World’ and as such the city has many tours that are geared toward seeing the abundance of horse country that is located in and around the city. Lexington is laid out similar to a wheel with spokes. The main roads branch from the downtown area out into the areas of horse farms. Located in Fayette County, Lexington is surrounded by miles of gently rolling hills, excellent pastureland and fertile soil. The county is within the center of the Bluegrass Region. The bluegrass of Kentucky is one of the best-known aspects of the state and plays a key role in the development of thoroughbred horses. Horse farms in Lexington have been a part of this area since it was first settled. Horse farms in Lexington include a variety of sizes and acreage. There are small farms with 10 acres and large farms with hundreds of acres. From regular horse farms to thoroughbred farms, the homes include barns with varying numbers of stalls from 10 to 100 or more. The horse farms feature mare/yearling barns and stallion barn/breeding complexes. They may also include an isolation barn. The large farms generally have round pens, maintenance buildings, a farm office and a hay building. Some farms may include more than one residence. They are typically set up for the breeding, raising and training of horses.
Horse farms in Lexington include homes and acreage located in the neighborhoods of Bluewater, Darby Dan, Donamire, Fares Farm, Hill N’ Dale, Hopewell and Stonestreet. Between the Kentucky Horse Park and Keeneland, these areas offer some of the best horse farms in Fayette County. Homes are large – many over 6,000 square feet – and include numerous amenities. Guest homes are also common on the horse farms.
Lexington is famous for the world-class horse farms that are located here. Many have been in movies and written about in books. There are several in the area that were established many years ago and have been passed down through families for generations. This is the area for top notch horse farms. Even the Queen of England has kept her horses in Lexington.
The Kentucky Horse Park is located in Lexington as well. This is a working horse farm as well as being an educational theme park. The park opened in 1978 and focuses on “man’s relationship with the horse.” The park provides information on regular horses as well as rare horses from across the world. In addition, the park hosts many horse shows and special events throughout the year. Residents of Firebrook real estate may enjoy these entertainment venues as well as many others located within the city of Lexington.